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Summary Information: Palladium-103

Palladium-103: Palladium-103 (103Pd) is a radioactive isotope of palladium that is housed in tiny metal rods (seeds) implanted inside the body for certain lengths of time to treat cancer during a process referred to as brachytherapy. For example, many radioactive 103Pd seeds are implanted next to the prostate gland for several months to treat prostate cancer.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Palladium-103

These diseases are related to the medical device Palladium-103:

Other Names For Palladium-103

  • 103Pd
  • 103Pd seeds
  • Brachytherapy seeds
  • Radioactive brachytherapy

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